An Alpha Anywhere workspace contains all files for a desktop, mobile, or web application.

Adding a File to a Project

In common practice, the files that you add to projects will be images and previously created HTML pages.

Bulk Operation

Bulk operations.

Clone Workspace

Duplicates a workspace and saves it in a new location with a new name.

Common Folder

Files common to all projects in a workspace can be stored in the common folder, ensuring they are published with all projects in the workspace.

Finding Component Dependencies

Find out what references and is referenced by a component using the Show dependencies for this component... tool.

CSS, SVG, and Styling Applications

CSS in Alpha Anywhere

Customizing Columns Shown in the Project Control Panel

If components or a5w pages contain comments and descriptions, you can display these in the Web Projects Control Panel by customizing the columns shown.

Help - Open Documentation option

It is possible to access launch the help documentation in a new browser window from inside Alpha Anywhere.

F1 Help for functions - Code Editor and Interactive Window

From the Code Editor or Interactive Window you can get immediate access to a function's reference page in the help documentation. Here is how:

Git Integration

Change any Project to a Git Repository with a click of a button.

Live Testing an Application

Live Test lets you run your app on the Development Server or Alpha Cloud, allowing you to test all or part of your app as if it were published to an Application Server.

Managing Web Components

The Web Projects Control Panel has several tools to assist in the management of the files that are used to compose web pages.

Node Services and Modules

Tools for adding and working with Node Services and Node Modules in a workspace.

Remote Testing

Remote Testing published the component to the LivePreview folder on the development machine, allowing the component to be tested in the browser on a remote device, such as a phone or tablet.

Speed Typing Glossary

Create abbreviations for inserting code snippets using Alpha Anywhere's auto-complete system.

Understanding Ajax Callbacks

An Ajax callback is actually extremely simple. In fact, it is so simple that some people are confused because they somehow expect that there is more to it than there actually is.

Web Application Repository

An overview of functions relating to Web Application Repositories, tables where web applications read and write data.

Web Contact Manager Template

A basic template using SQL queries that you can use to get started.

Web Projects Control Panel Topics

Articles on working with the Web Projects Control Panel, including how to import a Grid from a Meta Data File, publishing fonts, and more.

Web Project Profile Properties
Web Projects, Profiles, and Publishing

A web project is a collection of pages, images, and files that compose a web application that is published to a web server. Every web application workspace contains at least one web project (the default web project is called "Default"), but can have as many web projects as necessary. Each web project is stored in a separate folder in the workspace.

Workspace application types

Alpha Anywhere applications are divided into two types of workspaces: Desktop and Web/Mobile.

Xbasic Function Libraries, Modules, and External Classes

Xbasic scripts used in mobile and web applications can be added to a workspace as Xbasic Function Libraries, Modules, or Class files.